Corpus ID: 30817854

Trade Openness and

  title={Trade Openness and},
  author={Antitrust and A. Bradford and A. Chilton},
Abstract. Openness to international trade and adopting stringent antitrust laws are both ways that countries can curb anticompetitive behavior. But scholars have long debated the relationship between these two tools. Some have argued that greater trade openness makes antitrust unnecessary, while others have argued that antitrust laws are still needed to realize the benefits of trade liberalization. But data limitations have made this debate largely theoretical. In this paper, we study the… CONTINUE READING
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